The story begins with Simon Giffen, the first Giffen family ancestor to arrive in Nova Scotia. He came to Halifax in 1749, from Northern Ireland, and practiced his trade as a successful distiller. Little did Simon know the distilling tradition would be revived a full nine generations later.
Today’s products include a wide variety of canned cocktails including vodka soda, lemonade, iced tea, gin soda & more. As well as top quality vodkas, rums, liqueurs, and rum cream. All are made with the finest ingredients and water from a natural artisan spring deep beneath rural Nova Scotia. Visitors to the distillery have the opportunity to taste any products they wish and learn the fascinating process of creating world class spirits.